From: Manila (Nihro)
October 14, 1941
Purple (Primary Intelligence)
On the afternoon of the 13th the Houston, the Marblehead, the Hoh, [a] five destroyers, and two mine layers left port. Their destination is unknown.
The following ships are tied up in this harbor at the present time: The Black Hawk, the Pas, [a] four destroyers, 10 submarines (the submarines are of Classes 170 and 190), and the Gold Star (all of the above-mentioned submarines are tied up on either side of the Gold Star and are taking on supplies).
ARMY 23755 Trans. 10/21/41 (6)
[a] Kana spelling.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 2 JAPANESE MESSAGES CONCERNING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, SHIP MOVEMENTS, ETC.)